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Fear, Myths, and Complacency Stand Between Kids and the End of the Pandemic

Peter J. Hotez

Fear, Myths, and Complacency Stand Between Kids and the End of the Pandemic.

Risks from the Delta variant and the possibility of long-term symptoms underscore the importance of getting kids vaccinated against COVID-19, fellow Peter Hotez writes in an op-ed for the Daily Beast. Apart from vaccine mandates, the most effective strategy for the Biden administration to see higher vaccination rates for children may be working with health professionals that parents widely trust: pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners.